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Restorative Nurse - Altoona

Restorative Nurse - Altoona

Job ID 
2017-4076
Company 
Altoona Center for Nursing Care
Location 
US-PA-Altoona
Posted Date 
12/5/2017
Category 
Nursing
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Education Level 
License
Experience Needed 
1-3 years
Salary Info 
Based on Experience

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Overview

RESTORATIVE NURSE Needed for Hands-On Resident Care Work at Skilled Nursing Facility

 

Full Time - 10am-6:30pm

 

Altoona Center for Nursing Care is a comprehensive skilled nursing facility dedicated to providing high-quality whole-patient care. Through its comprehensive onsite services including cardiac, orthopedic, wound and memory support, Altoona has come to revolutionize senior care, helping its clients maximize their health, well-being and overall quality of life during these critical elder years.

Restorative programs are a key piece of the centers experience, and the Restorative Nurse is an important part of this growing team. This RN will be responsible for coordinating the maintenance/restorative program for all residents, and will act as a liaison between all medical and non-medical departments.

Responsibilities

Day-to-day responsibilities include:

  • Designing, monitoring and coordinating the maintenance and restorative program for all residents
  • Administering restorative measures according to established care plans, policies and procedures
  • Observing and assisting residents with eating/swallowing, feeding techniques and use of adaptive equipment
  • Observing and assisting with applying splints/braces and position devices, as indicated by physicians or therapists
  • Overseeing restorative dressing/grooming practices to help residents gain greater self-sufficiency
  • Performing restorative ambulating, transfers and active/passive range of motion activities
  • Providing monthly evaluations of residents momentum/decline and maintaining all required documentation of progress, as appropriate
  • Additional restorative services, as required

Qualifications

The Restorative Nurse will also be expected to be the team lead for the center’s Fall and Restraint Committee, and serve on other panels/committees, as requested.

Applicants must be compassionate, knowledgeable and empathetic, with strong interpersonal skills. A current Pennsylvania RN license and previous resident care experience with specific restorative nursing care training are required, as is a high school diploma or GED.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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